A tea party website misidentified a Canadian woman as a girl accused of a mass stabbing, citing the Globe and Mail as a source.
Selena Ross, a Globe and Mail reporter, published an article about the stabbing at a Pickering, Ont. high school. One of her sources was Zahra Vaid, the sister of one of the students. Vaid’s name appeared next to a sentence about the 14-year-old girl accused of the crime. While Vaid was not involved with the stabbing in any way, Jim Hoft a blogger running a website called Gateway Pundit, seized on the juxtaposition and wrote a post titled, “Canadian Muslim Girl Goes on Mass Stabbing Spree – 8 Injured=> Authorities Baffled on Motive Behind Attack.”
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